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Candidates See Montebello as Diamond in the Rough

When Rose Gascon first moved to Montebello the city was often referred to as the “Beverly Hills of East Los Angeles,” a nickname adopted to differentiate the... Read more »

Homeless the Focus of HUD Secretary’s Visit

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council members and county supervisors met Tuesday with U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro to discuss... Read more »

LAUSD Superintendent Search Goes ‘Public’

The first of several meetings scheduled to get public input into the search for a new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District was held Monday night... Read more »

Vernon Council Leads New Era for Industrial City

The Vernon City Council’s meeting last week was a marked change from meetings of years past when councilmembers unquestioningly took direction and rubber stamped... Read more »

Rebates Could Make ‘Green’ Cars More Affordable

When Los Angeles resident Mark Panes heard about a program that offers rebates to exchange cars like his 2000 Isuzu Rodeo SUV for a zero- or low-emission newer model,... Read more »

Civic Engagement Goes Web-Social

A local city councilman Monday answered questions from constituents during what was billed as a first of its kind social media dialogue. At the invitation of the... Read more »

Health Clinic Opens on Bell Gardens Campus

Students at Bell Gardens High School who have a doctor’s appointment may no longer need to miss a day of class now that a new health clinic has opened its doors... Read more »

Exide Batteries Still Selling in East L.A.

Not too far from the now shuttered Exide Technologies plant in Vernon, a car battery shaped sign hangs on a storefront on one of the busiest streets in East Los... Read more »

Hit-and-Runs Raise Street Safety Concerns

A new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday could help solve many hit-and-run cases in California. AB 8, authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto, calls for “yellow... Read more »

Pope Canonizes U.S. First Hispanic Saint

Father Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who is both revered and reviled for founding nine missions in California, including those in San... Read more »

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